I'll give you a different answer as I have struggled with this myself. For me, I used learning as an excuse for inaction. It became a comfort zone. I wasn't pushing myself, and I wasn't growing. I hit a crisis point when I realized how little time we have in life.
I've decided that if I'm going to invest my time it has to have value. I'm not going to sacrifice precious time to feel smarter than someone else. I am confident about my ability to learn and grow. If it is something that I am passionate about I am going to dive deep. At the end of the day though, there needs to be action. It cements the knowledge. The scars of trial and error leave a lasting impression.
This is something similar I am going through these days. How did you overcome the situation or feelings when you realised that we have little time in life?
That feeling led to a bad bout of depression. I've done lots of things to combat it. Including changing jobs and therapy. I know it's going to sound unlikely, but one day it just went away. I think a big reason was staying busy. I started exercising five times a week. I made a point to enjoy my weekends. My fiance and I would go camping or hiking. In other words, it doesn't have to be extravagant. Getting a healthy mind, body and soul changes a person a lot.
I hope that helps. You're not alone.
Thanks for sharing your experience. I bet there are A LOT of people feeling the same but they are ashamed, shy or afraid to talk about this and some more that are not even aware of the issue
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